Canada et États-Unis – Mise à jour sur la MTG et la SHS applicables aux exportations transpacifiques vers l’est

Veuillez prendre note que la majoration tarifaire générale (MTG) du 15 juillet 2019, laquelle était applicable aux voies commerciales entre l’Asie et le sous-continent indien (SCI) et le Canada et les États-Unis, au niveau annoncé de 1 000 $ US par conteneur de 40 pi, sera appliquée à des niveaux atténués. Les tarifs mis à jour en tenant compte de la…

New container terminal coming to the Port of Quebec

The Quebec Port Authority recently announced the signing of a long-term partnership with Hutchinson Ports and Canadian National Railway (CN) to build and operate a new terminal. Known as Laurentia, the new $775 million project is expected to have the most environmentally and technologically advanced cargo-handling facility in North America. It will be a terminal…

U.S. Removes India from Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Program

Following a previous review of India and Turkey’s Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) designations, the U.S. announced the formal removal of India from its GSP program effective June 5, 2019. This action eliminates preferential tariff access to the U.S. market for India under the program. This announcement follows the prior removal of Turkey from the…

Vancouver’s Two Largest Terminals Will Not Shut Down During Union Strike

The International Longshore Warehouse Union Canada (ILWU) and the British Columbia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA) have confirmed that workers are not picketing outside Vancouver’s two largest shipping container terminals on Monday, May 27, during a union strike, as had been previously reported by some media outlets.  All Vancouver ports and terminals remain open. The strike is…

2,000 Workers Set to Strike at Key Vancouver Container Terminals

Two thousand waterfront workers at two key container terminals operated by the Port of Vancouver are poised to walk off the job at 7 A.M. on Monday, May 27. The news comes after a vote held earlier this month by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), which overwhelmingly resulted in favour of taking a job…